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February 18, 2012

• ROSARIO SEES LITTLE ‘CAUSE’ FOR CONCERN IN SUNDAY’S SAN VICENTE

• MILE IDEAL FOR UP IN TIME IN MONDAY’S BUENA VISTA HANDICAP

• ECLIPSE AWARD CHAMP AMAZOMBIE, THE FACTOR EYE SAN CARLOS

CREATIVE CAUSE HOPES TO BE NO. 1 FROM NO 2 POST IN SAN VICENTE

Creative Cause will break from the No. 2 post position when he makes his 3-year-old debut Sunday in the Grade II, $150,000 San Vicente Stakes for 3-year-olds at seven furlongs. Joel Rosario feels the 3-5 favorite on Jon White’s morning line is ready for another solid performance, no matter the draw.

February 17, 2012

• AMERICAN ACT TACKLES CREATIVE CAUSE IN SUNDAY’S SAN VICENTE

• AMAZOMBIE COULD FACE THE FACTOR IN SAN CARLOS NEXT SATURDAY

• SUTHERLAND, GREAT HOT TEAM UP AGAIN IN SANTA MARIA

• CECIL OPTIMISTIC ABOUT MONDAY’S BUENA VISTA HANDICAP

• OUT OF BOUNDS ON COURSE FOR MARCH 10 SAN FELIPE STAKES

CARAVA SEEKS NEW HORIZONS WITH AMERICAN ACT IN SAN VICENTE

American Act is stepping up from a maiden win to a Grade II stakes race Sunday when the son of Quiet American runs in the Grade II San Vicente Stakes against 3-5 morning line favorite Creative Cause and four ot

February 16, 2012

• CAPTAIN OBVIOUS TRIES DIRT, CREATIVE CAUSE IN SUNDAY’S SAN VICENTE

• ELLIS HOPES VISION IN GOLD DEFENDS SANTA MARIA CROWN

• WHAT’S IN A NAME? TALAMO THINKS IT’S A WINNER

TEAM REDDAM SEEKS ANOTHER UPSET IN GRADE II SAN VICENTE

Trainer Ben Cecil is hoping the success jockey Mario Gutierrez had with owner J. Paul Reddam in the Robert B. Lewis Stakes rubs off in Sunday’s San Vicente Stakes.

Gutierrez rode I’ll Have Another to a 43-1 upset for Reddam in the Grade II Lewis on Feb. 4.

February 12, 2012

• CREATIVE CAUSE MAKES 3-YEAR-OLD DEBUT IN SAN VICENTE

• ULTIMATE EAGLE ‘TEARING DOWN THE BARN’ FOR MARCH 3 BIG ‘CAP

• GOMEZ STAYS FIT AS HE PREPARES FOR EARLY MARCH RETURN

ROSARIO EAGER TO REUNITE WITH CREATIVE CAUSE IN SAN VICENTE

Creative Cause makes his much-anticipated 3-year-old debut next Sunday in the San Vicente Stakes at seven furlongs, and Joel Rosario is counting down to post time for the Grade II race he hopes will lead to greater glory on the Triple Crown trail, including the April 7 Santa Anita Derby and beyond.

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February 11, 2012

• I’LL HAVE ANOTHER LOOKS ‘SUPER’ FOR SANTA ANITA DERBY

• GOMEZ WORKS TOWARDS EARLY MARCH RETURN TO THE SADDLE

• NEWCOMER COA JOINS SANTA ANITA JOCKEYS IN CHARITY GAME

UPSTART COLT I’LL HAVE ANOTHER PREPARES FOR SANTA ANITA DERBY

I’ll Have Another tossed his hat in the Triple Crown ring with his unexpected victory in last Saturday’s Robert B. Lewis Stakes. At odds of 43-1, perhaps “unexpected” is an understated adjective.

Be that as it may, the son of Flower Alley trained by Doug O’Neill for J.

February 10, 2012

• BEJARANO KEEN ON BOURBON BAY FOR SAN MARCOS

• BAFFERT LOOKS TO BRIGHT FUTURE FOR DERBY CANDIDATE FED BIZ

• ECLIPSE CHAMP AMAZOMBIE ON COURSE FOR SAN CARLOS

• SETSUKO FOCUSED ON BIG ‘CAP AFTER BEING GELDED

• SANTA ANITA JOCKEYS SEEK SECOND STRAIGHT WIN IN CHARITY GAME

BEJARANO BACK ON BOURBON BAY FOR GRADE II SAN MARCOS

After an absence of five straight races, Rafael Bejarano will be reunited with Bourbon Bay for Saturday’s Grade II, $150,000 San Marcos Stakes for older horses at 1 ¼ miles on turf.

February 9, 2012

• THIRD TIME THE CHARM FOR TALAMO AND NORVSKY?

• TEAM SPAWR KNOWS ITS WAY AROUND TRACK, DARK OR LIGHT

• MIKE SMITH EXCITED ABOUT PROSPECTS OF CAREER WIN NO. 5,000

TALAMO EYES SAN GABRIEL WINNER’S CIRCLE WITH CAL-BRED NORVSKY

Joe Talamo is two for two on Norvsky: two rides, two seconds. The 22-year-old jockey was second on the 6-year-old California-bred son of Vronsky in an overnight race at Santa Anita in January of 2010 and second again in the Ralph M. Hinds Handicap at Fairplex Park in September of last year.

February 5, 2012

• CAL-BRED THE USUAL Q.T. PEAKING FOR GRADE II SAN MARCOS

• SETSUKO TO RETURN IN SANTA ANITA HANDICAP ON MARCH 3

• BUSINESS AS USUAL FOR GUTIERREZ AFTER BIG WIN

THE USUAL Q.T.

February 4, 2012

• UH OH BANGO SEEKS UPSET OF GAME ON DUDE IN SUNDAY’S SAN ANTONIO

• OUT OF BOUNDS ON COURSE FOR MARCH 10 SAN FELIPE STAKES

SMITH EXPECTS ANOTHER BIG EFFORT FROM UH OH BANGO

Mike Smith hopes history repeats Sunday when he rides Uh Oh Bango in the Grade II, $200,000 San Antonio Stakes, a major steppingstone to the Grade I, $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap on March 3.

Smith was aboard Uh Oh Bango for the first time on Jan. 7 when he guided the 5-year-old Arizona-bred horse to a 1 ¾-length victory in the Grade II San Pasqual Stakes at 1 1/16 miles.

February 3, 2012

• ROUSING SERMON GETS WEIGHT EDGE FROM LIAISON IN LEWIS

• GAME ON DUDE SET FOR 2012 DEBUT SUNDAY IN SAN ANTONIO

• NO ‘POST’ MORTEMS FOR ULTIMATE EAGLE IN STRUB STAKES

• CALIMONCO SEEKS UPSET OF MR. COMMONS IN ARCADIA

• PICTURE-PERFECT AMAZOMBIE IN BULLET DRILL FOR FEB. 25 SAN CARLOS

ROUSING SERMON HOPES TO TURN THE TABLES ON LIAISON IN GRADE II LEWIS

Rousing Sermon, a California-bred colt by Lucky Pulpit, was beaten a diminishing neck by Liaison in the Grade I CashCall Futurity at Hollywood Park on Dec. 17.